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CNN
Oct 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
a cure! >> mitt romney took no time to fire back against the president's comments. during his rally a in florida he said obama is avoiding real issues by talking about romnesia and claims it's a sign that obama campaign is "shrinking." >> it's absolutely remarkable. they have no agenda for the future. no agenda for america. no agenda for the second term. it's a good thing they won't have a second term. they have been reduced to petty attacks and silly word games. just watch this. the obama campaign has become the incredible shrinking campaign. this is, this is a big country with big opportunities and great challenges and they keep on talking about smaller and smaller things. >> well, it's not just the candidates talking. there are some influential newspapers making pics. "the denver post" throwing endorsement behind president obama. writing that the president has shown "he is a steady leader who keeps the broad array of americans in line. its comments on the 47% of americans who refuse to take personal responsibility and care for their lives were telling insight into his views and a
CNN
Oct 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
president obama and republican mitt romney. both candidates are being prepping. cnn's athena jones takes a look at which candidate might have the edge in the final face-off. >> reporter: the third and final face-off between president obama and governor romney will focus entirely on foreign policy. from afghanistan and pakistan to israel, iran, and the changing middle east. >> it's like they said -- >> reporter: the candidates will spar over america's role in the world, the new face of terrorism, and how to deal with a rising china. the polls have narrowed since the summer. mr. obama tried to highlight one of his biggest foreign policy accomplishments as a light-hearted charity din never the new york. >> monday's debate is a little bit different because the topic is foreign policy. spoiler alert. we got bin laden. >> reporter: he also used his speech to poke fun at his opponent. >> world affairs. some of you may remember after my foreign trip in 2008 i was attacked as a celebrity because i was so popular with our allies overseas and i have to say i'm impressed with how well governor romne
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 3:00am PDT
romney, he scanned the numbers and said, this is not what a real recovery looks like. jim acosta is traveling with the romney campaign. >> the numbers don't change their game plan for winning the election, it's still the economy. campaigning in virginia coal country, mitt romney tried to dig through the latest jobs numbers. to make the case, he has not hit just yet. >> fewer new jobs created this month than last month and the unemployment rate, as you know to this year, has come down very slowly. the reason it's come down this year is primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> still, one of romney's key metrics on the president's handling of the economy went up in smoke when the nation's unemployment rate dipped below 8%. >> 88% unemployment for over, what 43 months. >> we still have unemployment above 8%. >> he told us to get us back to work and hold unemployment for 8%. >> month after month, after month. >> it's a political bar rising. proposing statement at the first presidential debate. >> we've had 43 straight months with unemp
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 3:00am PDT
bet. >>> now, to the actual campaign. mitt romney has been on roll since the first presidential debate. check out this new cnn poll of polls. mitt romney has a two-point lead over president obama in that national poll there. here is the story in ohio where president obama holds a three-point lead. romney will be in ohio today campaigning. >> now, he's looking to capitalize on the momentum from the first presidential debate. debate number two is tuesday, but thursday's vp debate is still a hot topic on the trail. cnn political national correspondent jim acosta has more. >> randi and victor, the debate after the debate has been about substance most notably the vice president's comments on libya. >> i feel great. >> reporter: at breakfastfter his fiery debate, paul ryan still had his sunny side up. >> no, it's what i expected. ryan offered no complaints about biden's aggressive performance, which was designed to put some points on the president's scoreboard, whether it was on ryan's past request for stimulus money. >> on two situations -- >> reporter: orryan's attempt to compare mitt romn
CNN
Oct 20, 2012 3:00am PDT
. here's the latest cnn/orc poll. president obama and mitt romney are in a dead heat in florida. romney leads by just one points. that makes monday's final presidential debate in boca raton all the more critical. it might also explain why mitt romney and paul ryan teamed up in daytona beach for a rally yesterday. today romney is hunkering down in florida and vice president joe biden is also in florida for a two-day swing. >>> new charges of voter fraud in the campaign state of virginia. throwing registration forms into his dumpster. investigators say he worked for a private consulting firm, which was contracted by the republican party to register voters. the sheriff says small threw out eight voter forms and they do not believe this is widespread. >>> the "salt lake city tribune" handed a big endorsement president obama yesterday. we have watched him morph into a friend of a far right and then back toward the center. >>> well, the polls in the swing states are the closest they've been this election season, especially in florida. >> certainly there. campaigns are fighting for an advantag
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
president biden and mitt romney canceled campaign rallies in virginia beach, scheduled there this weekend. now, the obama campaign says the change was taken out of an a abundance of caution and so that police and emergency crews could stay focused on helping preepal with the storm. >>> first lady michelle obama has canceled a rally in another swing state, new hampshire. it was scheduled for next week in durham. the campus is closing for the storm. next hour we're talking with a member of the political operation there about the four electoral votes in new hampshire and why they are so crucial. >>> forget about the campaign events alone, there are fears that the storm could prevent some people from voting altogether. edison electric institute warned customers that sandy cou ay couk power out for seven to ten days, and we're ten days out here, which could include the election day. flooding and extensive damage could keep people from making it to the polls. just look at this picture we put together showing some of the campaign layers impacted by a major storm hitting the east coast. now, as w
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
said mitt romney was trying to take the country back to the george w. bush years. here he was. >> governor romney's been here making last-minute promises lately. said he's all about fighting for the middle class. says he'd cut taxes for everybody. and ask something from nobody. but the problem is we've heard those promises before. >> mitt romney meantime has added an important endorsement here in the battleground state of iowa. the "des moines register" as of last night has chosen romney because they say this is all about the economy. keep in mind, they endorsed the president four years ago, then-senator four years ago. this marks the first time in 40 years that the newspaper has backed a republican in the presidential election here. just on friday, i spoke with carol hunter. she is the senior news director of the paper. she very much so agreed with me. iowa up for grabs. >> it's pretty much like ohio in that it's very much a toss-up state. all the polls are showing it pretty much dead even. there's a rasmussen report out that has them both at 48%. the rolling averages are all
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
this be for the parties? >> it could be a big deal. mitt romney behind me here at the civic center later today and his three events in california are still on and it's pretty windy right here thanks to sandy but we're not going to get the storm at all on this side of florida. the campaigns are monitoring the situation and they have contingency plans and some events canceled this weekend in both virginia and in new hampshire. two very important battleground states and if the storm is very strong and does some damage, it could be a problem, of course, for the campaigns as they schedule and as they do beef up their get out the vote efforts. both campaigns tell me, listen, safety comes first and safety of the people affected is much more important than politics. one other thing, victor, if this is a serious storm, expect there to be a lot of scrutiny of how president obama handles the situation. that could be a factor on election day, as well, victor. >> always storm politics, we saw after it after katrina and after any natural or man-made disa disaster. let's talk about these schedules. they have made ch
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
to williamsberg, virginia, to do debate prep. >>> mitt romney heads off for debrate prep, but has a busy day in ohio. romney talked about how proud he was of the vice presidential choice and ryan's performance at the debate this week. >> gosh, we got to watch this guy debate. and, there was one person on the stage with thoughtfulness who was respectful who was steady and poised. there's one person on that stage you'd want to be with if there were a crisis. it's this man right here. >> today romney has stomps planned in portsmouth and lebanon and paul ryan will be in youngstown. >>> ohio is one of the key swing states for romney and obama. both have spent a lot of time there talking to voters. >> how are the voters receiving all that attention? cnn political editor paul stein house e steinha steinha steinh steinhauser joining us from ohio. >> i know it sounds like a broken record, if people remember what records are. ohio getting so much attention. 18 electoral vote. not the biggest of the battleground states when it comes to that, florida has more. by my unofficial count here since the start
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
season. >> mitt romney may still be riding a wave after this week's debate, but can that momentum carry over to a win in a crucial battleground state like florida? we'll talk about that later this hour. >>> just hours ago, three suspected terrorists arrived in the u.s. after being extradited from london, including the notorious masri. he has a hook for a hand and called osama bin laden a hero. the radical clearic and others are wanted for radical crimes committed in the u.s. in the 1990s. >>> now, to that deadly libyan consulate attack that killed four americans, two tunesians are being questioned in connection with that. it comes at the request of the u.s. that placed them on a watch list. leon panetta said there is a connection between the two and the attack but hasn't given any specifics. as questions mount over security at that consulate state department e-mails to cnn show a request for a plane from a different embassy in tripoli. jill dougherty has more. >> randi, this was an investigation from what's called a security support team. now, those are special forces, they are deployed
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
poll shoes president obama with a two-point lead over mitt romney. the key here may be the latino vote which is heavily in obama's favor. what's interesting is only one democrat has won arizona in the past 60 years and that, you may recall, was bill clinton, 1996. both candidates are off the campaign trail today working on debate prep. president obama came under a lot of criticism for his performance in the first debate. well, he's get a second chance on tuesday. cnn's athena jones has a preview for us. >> good morning, randi. the second debate is on its way. why? because it will be undecided voters asking the questions. round 2, president obama and governor mitt romney face off in their second debate tuesday. a town hall moderated by cnn's cannily crowley which says the format presents unique challenges for the candidates. >> the challenge is that they've got to connect not just with the people that are looking into the television and watching them but to the people that are on the stage with them, some 80 or so undecided voters as chosen by gal up. gallup. so they have to keep that i
CNN
Oct 21, 2012 3:00am PDT
of missed opportunities left it sorely intent of voting for romney but it said the president still has an opportunity to continue with economic growth after the brink of depression. >>> the "reno gazette-journal" say s obama cannot avoid the consequences of poor decisions and misplaced priorities. the president has shown little understanding of how his failures are affecting the nation. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. speaking out publicly for the first time since going out publicly. he's been getting treatment at the mayo clinic for depression. in a recorded message to constituents he said he hopes to return to capitol hill but isn't quite ready yet. >> for the past few months i've undergone medical treatment to address several serious health issues. a series of ee haven'ts came together in my life at the same time and they've been difficult to sort through. i am human. i'm doing my best. and i'm trying to sort through them all. i'm starting to heal. the good news is my health is improving. but my doctors tell me the road to recovery is a long one. i'm anxious to return to work on y
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
as they get ready for tuesday's second presidential debate. mitt romney gave a preview of what he'd like to talk about on tuesday. >> i'd like to ask why we've gone from 32 million people on food stamps and over the last four years now up to 47 million on food stamps. that's an increase of 15 million people, more than those in ohio. what he wants to talk about instead of food stamps or that half the kids coming out of college can't find work or college-level work, now one out of six americans is living in poverty, what he wants to talk about is how he can save big bird. >> federal spending on food stamps is around 150 times more than spending on pbs. paul ryan's plan would cut around $33 billion from the program. what you don't know is this. food stamps is at an all-time high with over 46 million people on it. but over the year it has been growing. >>> we have some new numbers this morning on that race. the recommend montana poll shows president obama with a two-point lead over mitt romney. what's interesting in the numbers is only one democrat has won arizona in the past 60 years and th
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >>> and the political debate everyone is talking about. not obama/romney, but jon stewart versus bill o'reilly. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> it is sunday, october 7th. i'm randi kaye. so glad you're with us. the pharmacy has recalled all of its products nationwide. the move comes as the cdc reports two more deaths from the disease, bringing the total now to seven. take a look at this map with me. 64 cases of fungal meningitis are confirmed in the nine states that you see highlighted there, but that number could go up. health officials say the contaminated steroid went out to 76 medical facilities in 23 states. our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta has more details on the symptoms of this disease. >> randi, it's worth pointing out again we're talking about fungal meningitis as opposed to bacterial meningitis or the most common form, viral meningitis, that's the type you hear about typically being spread on college campuses. fungal meningitis, if there's any good news, it's not contagious. people got this because it was injected into them through a contaminated ste
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
election day. last week president obama and mitt romney squared off in the first presidential debate. well, they'll do number two on the 16th of this month. the number two, yes, the vice-presidential debate is this week on thursday and our athena jones takes a look at what to expect. >> reporter: then governor sarah palin wanking during the 2000 debate with presidential nominee joe biden. not just once but half a dozen times and senator dan quayle in 1978. >> i knew jab jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: memorable moments but hardly game-changers. vice-presidential debates like this week's upcoming matchup between vice president biden and his gop challenger paul ryan are a different animal. >> you need to be able to see that each vice-presidential candidate has hit the standard of readiness, that they'll be ready in the event of a national crisis to step into the oval office and take the reins of presidency. beyond that, unless there's a star-killing or star-catching moment, it rarely changes the course of the debate. >> reporter:
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
more time in the white house monitoring the storm as it approaches. as for mitt romney, he is having to make changes, as well here. he's canceled all of his campaign events in virginia. instead, he will now join running mate paul ryan on a tour of another swing state, ohio. the nominee will campaign in iowa, wisconsin, and new hampshire through tuesday. >>> breaking news not just on sandy but on the hawaiian tsunami advisory. stay with us for the latest and more about sandy's projected path, how you can help, go to our impact your world web site, cnn.com/impact. >>> and as we've seen, people are getting ready to evacuate from the path of the hurricane, as we saw in north carolina. people sticking around to ride this thing out. the issue is they're not all sure their homes will still be there when they return. here's a look at how people really up and down the east coast are preparing for what could be an historic storm. >>> one of the biggest concerns about this storm is that it is both a huge storm and a slow-moving storm. >> folks, this could be bad. really bad. it could impact us
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